If you’re seeking treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), we can help. The inability to obtain and maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse is one of the most common male sexual problems. It can trigger low self-esteem and stress, result in performance anxiety, and strain intimate relationships. Fortunately, there are many safe and effective treatments available, such as medication, penis pumps, surgery or implants, and counseling.
Most often, ED has a physical cause, not enough blood flow to the penis, inability to store blood during an erection, nerve signals from the brain or spinal cord do not reach the penis. Psychological or emotional problems can also play a part. Risk factors include low testosterone, prostate enlargement, prostatectomy, certain medications, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or cholesterol, obesity, smoking, and mental health problems. ED increases with age.
Even if you feel awkward talking about your problems, it is important to have your ED evaluated since it can be a sign of a health condition that needs treatment.